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Dubai launches health campaign


July 25th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 24 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai government has launched a campaign to create awareness on the dangers of passive smoking.The initiative was launched by the Department of Economic Development (DED) ... Read more...

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British town to ban smoking on streets


June 30th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A small town in Britain with a population of around 12,000 may soon become the first in the country to ban smoking on its streets, a ... Read more...

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Toenails can reveal cancer


March 8th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Scientists have claimed that our toenails can indicate if we are going to have lung cancer.Clippings could be used to predict the risk years before the ... Read more...

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UAE launches anti-smoking campaign


May 27th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 27 (IANS/WAM) At least 14 percent of all smokers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are women, and the government has launched a programme to create awareness among women about ... Read more...

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Delhi to see 16 new hospitals (Lead)


June 15th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Delhi will see 16 new hospitals come up in the current financial year, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna said Monday. "We are committed to expanding the health infrastructure ... Read more...

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Sixteen new hospitals coming up in Delhi


June 15th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The national capital will have 16 more hospitals during the current financial year to boost its health sector, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna said Monday. "We are ... Read more...

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Tarak Mehta join hands with Salaam Bombay


May 27th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Neela Telefilms comedy show -Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah is one show that not just tickles the funny bone of the viewer, but also advocates moral values without being preachy and ... Read more...

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Passive smoke can put women at increased peripheral artery disease risk


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Passive smoke can put women at an increased risk of developing peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to a Chinese study.The study involving 1,209 women in Beijing, China, ... Read more...

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‘Scorpion sign on cigarette packs not enough as deterrent’


February 27th, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Anti-tobacco activists have cried foul after a Group of Ministers (GoM) did not approve making mandatory gory depictions of cancer lacerations on tobacco packets and chose less ... Read more...

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